There are three tables in a room with blocks of chocolate on each.
Where would be the best place for each child in the class to sit if
they came in one at a time?
Three children are going to buy some plants for their birthdays. They will plant them within circular paths. How could they do this?
When Charlie asked his grandmother how old she is, he didn't get a
straightforward reply! Can you work out how old she is?
We had a good many responses to this
question that showed a great variety.
We had Ajit from Visakha Valley School in
South East India remarking that;
We had Freddy from Bansted Junior School (UK)
who said that it would be a child who finished his work
Other responses took into consideration their
own school special circumstances. So for example, James from
Loughview School in Belfast (Northern Ireland), wrote;
Also considering their school was Aaron from
St. Munchins in the Republic of Ireland who wrote;
Henry from Moulsford on Thames in England
thought about his school situation and said;
Ben and Niall from Pownall Hall School in
England gave it some hard thinking and said;
Well done to all of you who sent in your
suggestions, I am sorry there is not room for them all. They all
showed good thinking around this question that required no
arithmetic skills. Please do keep trying the challenges and sending
in your responses.